Feast of Fire takes place in St John’s Gardens, at the back of St George’s Hall, around the weekend before Easter, March 23-25, and then on the Easter weekend itself, March 30 to April 2
Organisers of the spectacular seven-night Feast of Fire festival in Liverpool in March have released more details about the event.
Feat of Fire takes place in St John’s Gardens, at the back of St George’s Hall, around the weekend before Easter, March 23-25, and then on the Easter weekend itself, March 30 to April 2.
Organisers Walk the Plank says they will be showcasing Liverpool cultural organisations, including Liverpool SoulFest, Pagoda Arts, Milapfest and Movema.
After the earlier Feast of Fire family sessions, Feast of Fire Lates will offer an additional twist each evening with a mix of uniquely themed experiences from 8.30pm-10.30pm. The programme is as follows:
- Friday, March 23 – Fire in my soul – Liverpool SoulFest celebrate “the soul of our amazing city” through music, dancing and fire
- Saturday, March 24 – Celtic Flames – Mystical music and dance with Movema and friends
- Sunday, March 25 – Flames from the Dragon – A night to explore Chinese culture, from fusion to hip hop and traditional Chinese music from Pagoda Arts
- Good Friday, March 30 – The Kazimier Fire Garden – A feast for all senses unfurls as the garden springs to life
- Easter Saturday, March 31 – African Heat – Feel the beat in the fiery heat and enjoy a preview of this summer’s Africa Oyé festival with live music and entertainment.
- Easter Sunday, April 1 – Liverpool Pride on Fire – A one night inferno of everything that’s hot about Liverpool – for the LGBTQ+ community and friends.
- Easter Monday, April 2 – Agni – The Fire of India – For the grand finale St John’s Gardens will be ablaze with a colourful and vibrant myriad of Indian music and dance, curated by Milapfest with support from Liverpool Mental Health Consortium
As visitors walk through the trail of burning sculptures and garden installations, a mix of fire themed food and drinks will be available, with everything from wood-fired pizzas and toasted marshmallows to flaming cocktails and chilli hot chocolate.
John Wassell, co-founder and creative producer for Walk the Plank, said: “We are truly passionate about celebrating Liverpool’s rich diversity and the cultural heart of the city, so it was so important for us to collaborate with the right partners.
“Being able to work with organisations such as Africa Oyé and Liverpool Pride is phenomenal and I know we will be setting the gardens alight with the very essence of what makes Liverpool such a magical city.”
Tickets for both the Feast of Fire family sessions and Feast of Fire Lates are now available by clicking here, with an early bird special of £12 for a Feast of Fire Lates ticket now available.